PAM Authentication

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PAM or Pluggable Authentication Modules provide a mechanism to choose how applications authenticate users. Pluggable ensures that when altering authentication options, the PAM-using applications themselves don't need any change.

PAM Authentication module
Create new PAM Authentication Service

Configuration-

PAM Authentication Configuration

The configuration page may contain a bunch of aliases like:

pam_unix_acct.so=pam_pwdb.so 
pam_unix_auth.so=pam_pwdb.so 
pam_unix_passwd.so=pam_pwdb.so 
pam_unix_session.so=pam_pwdb.so 
pam_unix_sess.so=pam_pwdb.so 
pam_unix.so=pam_pwdb.so


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